A giant swing in Ecuador is known as 'the swing at the end of the world' because it dangles off the edge of a cliff

The Casa Del Árbol is a giant treehouse on the endge of a cliff in Ecuador, used for monitoring Mt. Tungurahua, an active volcano nearby. The swing takes three hours to hike to, but, 100 feet above a canyon, it’s totally worth it.

Story and editing by Jeremy Dreyfuss

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